coral snake

(redirected from Coral Snakes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for coral snake

any of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white

References in periodicals archive ?
rarely have been involved in the management and treatment of venomous snakebites due to the availability of effective antivenoms for neurotoxic coral snake bites.
In the United States, bites from coral snakes account for less than 2% of the total reported snakebites to people.
However, Beckers and others (1996) suggested that animals (in general) are likely to perceive the difference between model and real snakes and found that a mammalian predator (coati, Nasua narica) did not avoid live coral snakes or their mimics, as suggested by Greene and McDiarmid (1981) based on rubber snake models.
In the wild, they feed on other snakes including rattlesnakes and coral snakes, lizards, mice and birds which they kill by constriction.
Some of the simpler creatures to make were the coral snakes, pulled through the water by a fishing line.
Every day the Aberdeen archaeologist and his Kota Mama Expedition team-mates risk bites from deadly coral snakes.
The researchers focused on predator behavior toward extremely poisonous coral snakes, noted for their ringed markings of red, black, and yellow, or red, black, and white, along with their harmless imitators, the kingsnakes.
Liz Hurley spent hours posing with two venomous coral snakes for a Vanity Fair photo in a bid to cast off her bimbo look for a dangerous, femme fatale image.
I don't know what will deter coral snakes but I regularly cut them in half with a shovel if they match the description "yella touches red makes a fella dead
The most common poisonous snakes in the United States are cottonmouths or water moccasins, copperheads, rattlesnakes, and coral snakes.
With the exception of coral snakes, CroFab(R) can treat mild to moderate envenomations from any venomous snake indigenous to the United States.
Dr Jack Cohen, reptiles expert at Warwick University, said that, although coral snakes had a poisonous bite, they would not attack anyone unless provoked.
Depending on where you live, watch out for wasps, hornets, and bees; spiders, scorpions, and fire ants; and, of course, poisonous snakes such as rattlesnakes, coral snakes, copperheads, and cottonmouths.